Members

Name Affiliated department, position title, Specialized field, Academic degree Division of roles
Yoshihiro Yoneda Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences (Department of Frontier Biosciences), Professor, Cell Biology, M.D., Ph.D. Coordination of a center establishment and elucidation of the organelle network
Tatsushi Toda Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Medicine), Guest Professor, Mol.Genetics&Neurology, M.D.Ph.D. Sugar chain modifications and neurodegeneration diseases
YoshihideTsujimoto Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Medicine), Professor, Medical Genetics, Ph.D. Mechanism of cell death and organelle
Kiyoshi Takeda Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Preventive and Environmental Medicine), Professor, Immunology, M.D., Ph.D. Analysis of activity regulation mechanism of the natural immunity system
Kazunori Tomono Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Preventive and Environmental Medicine), Professor, Clinical Microbiology, M.D., Ph.D. Analysis of antibacterial activity and development of new antimicrobial agents
Taiichi Katayama United Graduate School of Child Development (Department of Child Development), Professor, Anatomy&Neurosci, M.D,.Ph.D. Neurological function abnormalities and organella
Toshikazu Nakamura Center for Advanced Science and Innovation (Joint Research Division for Regeneartive Drug Discovery), Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Ph.D. Treatment strategies against neurodegenerative and renal diseases with HGF
Tetsuo Takehara Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Internal Medicine), Professor, Gastroenterology & Hepatology,M.D.,Ph.D. Hepatitis onset mechanism and treatment strategies
Eiji Miyoshi Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Health Sciences), Professor,
Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, M.D., Ph.D.
Development of biomarkers using sugar chain technologies
Yoshinao Wada Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Internal Medicine), Visiting Professor, Mass Spectrometry, M.D., Ph.D. Development of sugar chain analysis methods
Yukari Fujimoto Graduate School of Science (Department of Chemistry), Associate Professor, Organic Chemistry, Ph. D. Recognition system of bacteria with its glycoconjugate
Naoyuki Taniguchi RIKEN (Systems Glycobiology Research Group), Group Leader, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, M.D., Ph.D. Functional analyses of sugar chains/proteins
Hitoshi Kikutani Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Immunology, M.D., Ph.D. Study on the dynamics of the acquired immunity
Eisuke Mekada Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Cell Biology, Ph.D. Analyses of factors related to toxicity manifestation of the diphtheria toxin
Tamotsu Yoshimori Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences (Department of Frontier Biosciences), Professor, Cell Biology, Ph.D. Analyses of roles of membrane traffic in infection/immunity
Yoshiharu Matsuura Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Virology, Ph.D. Infection mechanism of Hepatitis C virus and studies on the control methods
Tatsuo Shioda Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Virology, Ph.D. Studies on host factors related to HIV infection
Yasuhiko Horiguchi Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Bacteriology, Ph.D. Analyses of functions and structures of bacterial virulence factors
Kazuyoshi Ikuta Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Virology, Ph.D. Studying emerging viral infections and their pathogenesis
Toshihiro Horii Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor, Parasitology, Ph.D. Development of malaria vaccines and analyses of the host-parasite interactions
Shizuo Akira WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor, Immunology, M.D., Ph.D. Studies on innate immunity
Taroh Kinoshita WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor, Immunology, Ph.D. Analysis of significance of GPI anchor in the host-pathogen interactions
Hisashi Arase WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor, Immunology, M.D., Ph.D. Studies on mechanism of immunoregulation by pathogens
Atsushi Kumanogoh Graduate School of Medicine (Division of Medicine), Professor, Immunology, M.D., Ph.D. Studies of immunoregulation/regulatory molecules of cell migration
Tadashi Suzuki RIKEN (Systems Glycobiology Research Group), Team Leader, Biochemistry, D. Sc. Quality controls of free sugar chains and glycoproteins
Yoshiki Yamaguchi RIKEN (Syetems Glycobiology Research Group), Team Leader, Structural Biology, D. Pharm. Structural analyses of glycoconjugates by NMR